April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and I’m making a list of my favorite activists speaking out against sexual violence. Some are old-school activists working on the ground in non-profit organizations; some are artists; some are writers – all... Read more →
We got a due date. When I had stopped bleeding. When I peed on the stick. When went to the lab for the blood test. When my partner and I held hands in the doctor’s office. When the ultrasound showed... Read more →
March is Women’s History Month and I decided that everyday of the month, I would post one of my favorite and recommended books by and about women. Several people have asked that I collect them all in one place, so... Read more →
Catch my 5 minute video with musings on life after death. Is it possible? How does it work? What does a process theologians have to say about spirits, ancestors, heaven and resurrection? Curious? Click here to find out. The video... Read more →
Hear me riff about the theological concept of “creative transformation.” In just 2 minutes! That’s right – you can get theology in less than the time it takes to get through a commercial break. Check it out by clicking here.
Monica A. Coleman gives 2012 Williams Institute Lectures at Methodist Theological School of Ohio on “Interreligious Outsiders” February 28-29. Two lectures: one on multiple religious belonging, and one on transreligious spirituality. Meet me there to learn more. Read more about... Read more →
On December 1, 2011 the full professors of Claremont School of Theology rendered a unanimous vote to recommend that the Board of Trustees award me tenure. In the academic world, tenure is a significant accomplishment to which many aspire... Read more →
“Life is robbery.” I re-read this Alfred North Whitehead quotation to my students in the last weeks as we read through Adventures of Ideas. We were taking a welcome break from the philosophically demanding Process and Reality. I explained that... Read more →
Monica A. Coleman talks about religious pluralism and Jesus with Homebrewed Christianity.
I now wonder what might have happened if I had ever heard a minister preach about mental health. What would I have thought if we had prayed for people living with depressions, schizophrenias, or borderline personality disorders like we prayed... Read more →